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#Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 16 November, 2019

SF motion to prevent 5G rollout defeated, while party votes to ban balloon releases

The motion called for a review to establish the “independent facts” about the possible health impact of 5G rollout.

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

Standing ovation at SF Ard Fheis in support of Martin Kenny whose car was set alight outside his home

The Sligo-Leitrim TD said it has been a very difficult time for his family.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Michelle O'Neill faces challenge to her role as MLA bids for Sinn Féin deputy leadership

O’Neill became vice president of Sinn Fein in January 2018.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout

Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'We'll talk to all parties': Sinn Féin amends motion stating it can only go into power with left-wing parties

Sinn Féin says it is ready to ‘step up’ and enter government after the next election.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn

The new Sinn Féin leader knows she has to modernise the party to make it fit for purpose.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 10 February, 2018

'I trust women': Sinn Féin says it will be 'knocking on doors' to repeal the Eighth Amendment

Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald said the current situation cannot be tolerated.

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin

In her speech, McDonald said “we are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon”.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 18 November, 2017

No free vote for Sinn Féin TDs and senators on abortion

The party voted to reaffirm their position to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

'Some people join the Sinn Féin party for the wrong reasons'

Chairperson Declan Kearney today defended the party’s ethical record.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Friday 17 November, 2017

Sinn Féin vote paves the way for party to enter government as junior partner

Earlier today, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin ruled out going into government with Sinn Féin.

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend

Adams told the media this week that nothing in his speech this Saturday will impact on the talks in Northern Ireland.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 23 April, 2016

9 things we’ve learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Dublin this weekend.

Change in SF disciplinary rules to give clear framework of what to do when rules are broken

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis takes place in Dublin this year at the Convention Centre.

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'

Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Here are 10 things we learned at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Derry this weekend.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin is ready for power

Adams said the party will lead the next government, not prop it up.

Sinn Féin votes for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities

Delegates spoke passionately both in favour of and against the motion.

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos' Sarcasm Alert This post contains videos

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'

Meanwhile, a Syrizan minister got TWO standing ovations at Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Friday 6 March, 2015

Sinn Féin wants Mary Lou to be Taoiseach and people to not 'throw around' the Irish flag

Delegates at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis have also voted against inviting any royals to 1916 centenary events.

Is Sinn Féin ready to lead the next government? Analysis This post contains videos

Is Sinn Féin ready to lead the next government?

The party is more popular than ever and has its eye on becoming the senior coalition partner.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

What exactly is Sinn Féin's policy on abortion? Pro Life Or Pro Choice? This post contains videos

What exactly is Sinn Féin's policy on abortion?

The party’s policy could be radically overhauled at its Ard Fheis this weekend.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 8 February, 2014

9 things we've learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Hundreds of Sinn Féin delegates gathered at the Wexford Opera House this weekend, but what did we learn? Here’s what found out…

Adams calls for left to unite, says: 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make'

In his address to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight, Gerry Adams hit out at a “toxic political culture” that he claimed was created by the partition of Ireland in the 1920s.

Praise for Panti as SF told: ‘Sectarianism is no different to racism, sexism or homophobia’

The recent homophobia controversy, the peace process, and the economy were all discussed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford today.

McGuinness willing to meet family of IRA victim who removed plaque from Ard Fheis venue

Speaking at the Wexford Opera House last night, the Sinn Féin MLA said he wasn’t aware the family of garda Seamus Quaid had requested a plaque be taken down from display at the venue.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

Mary Lou: 'There's no reason why whistleblower transcript shouldn't be in public domain'

Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald said she is “very, very troubled” by the opposition among PAC members to releasing a transcript of testimony given by a garda sergeant to the committee last week.

11 interesting motions to be considered at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend

Sinn Féin members from north and south of the border are gathering in Wexford for the party’s annual Ard Fheis this weekend. Here’s some of what they’ll be debating.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson

The announcement comes a day before the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is due to start.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Calls for all Ireland soccer team at Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

As the Republic of Ireland head for Euro 2012, there was plenty of support for the merging of Trap’s men with Northern Ireland at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Kerry yesterday.

# sinn-fein-ard-fheis - Saturday 26 May, 2012

'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans

Elsewhere, the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney has heard speeches on the economy and emigration as it prepares to hear from president Gerry Adams later this evening.